“Winter’s Gatherings

Momento Mori

“After the Seeds” — © GE McKerrihan

The pods dropped their seeds weeks ago, with the ancient knowing of exactly when to do so. This elaborate womb like structure, created and formed for the express purpose of growing and nourishing the seed within. Each split open and drying pod knowing that its demise will blow in on the dry winds of winter. The burst open casings bearing witness that dust will soon become them. Their high desert destiny whispers…